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One man airlifted after Covert crash

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on Saturday at 3:03 pm, Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the intersection of County Road 142 and West Covert road in the Town of Covert for a report of a motor vehicle accident. It was determined that a southbound vehicle, a 2003 Toyota Corolla being operated by 24 year old Kari A. Wright, of Waterburg Road in Trumansburg, crossed into the oncoming lane and struck a northbound 2001 Volkswagon beetle driven by 62 year old Daniel J. Kaiser of Route 96A in Ovid.After the crash, Kaisers vehicle then struck a utility pole before coming to rest in a field. Both vehicles sustained Heavy damage and had to be towed from the scene.Life-net was called to the scene and transported Kaiser to SUNY Upstate for chest and abdominal pain.Wright was transported to Cayuga Medical center via Trumansburg ambulance for a check over as she sustained stomach pain in the crash.Wright was issued a ticket for failure to keep right returnable to the Trumansburg-Covert Court.Interlaken, Ovid and Trumansburg Fire Departments assisted on scene.

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